Industry events

Register for AMTIL’s upcoming Australian manufacturing industry events, shaping the country’s future in advanced manufacturing. As well as the Australian Manufacturing Week, AMTIL stages local Maximise Your Membership events throughout Australia, at various points on the calendar, including periodical site visits as arranged with member companies. The Women in Manufacturing events include International Women’s Day, and Spring Racing Festival Oaks Day events.

The AMTIL Christmas Functions are always a great chance to meet your industry colleagues and set up for the following year. Members are also welcome at the association’s AGM. AMTIL’s Corporate Golf Days are particularly popular, run in Sydney and Melbourne on an annual basis.

APPEX (Melbourne) @ Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Mar 12 – Mar 15 all-day

Melbourne Convention Centre
12-15 March 2024
Australasia’s Processing and Packaging Expo is an exhibition that will truly represent all sectors of the industry, including machinery, ancillary equipment, materials and packaging, food processing and industry services. It will provide a comprehensive range of all processing and packaging equipment and services under one roof.

Sydney Build Expo @ Sydney ICC
May 1 – May 2 all-day

Sydney Build Expo
Sydney ICC
1-2 May 2024

Now in its 8th year, Sydney Build is the best-attended Construction & Design Event in the whole of Australia.  The two-day event showcases all the latest opportunities in NSW and Australia. The event connects all key players in the industry and attracts attendees from: contractors, architects, engineers, housebuilders, developers, government and construction professionals.

CeMAT (Melbourne) @ MCEC
Jul 23 – Jul 25 all-day

Melbourne, MCEC
23-25 July 2024
The CeMAT exhibition will be a one-stop-shop of the leading technology and service providers in intralogistics, robotics and automation, warehousing, supply chain management and materials handling.

CeMAT will showcase innovation and best practices in a wide variety of settings and sectors – from e-commerce to manufacturing, from the food industry to resources.

Australian Waste & Recycling Expo @ ICC Sydney
Jul 24 – Jul 25 all-day

Discover an exciting showcase of full circle innovative products and sustainable solutions to collect, process and recycle waste more smartly. Future critical areas include Machinery & Equipment, Software & Services, Bins, Vehicles, Food & Organics and more.

LAND FORCES 2024 @ Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
Sep 11 – Sep 13 all-day

A variety of exhibition and participation options are available and, as a centrepiece regional exhibition, the opportunities for business engagement at Land Forces will be considerable.

In addition to hosting senior international military, defence, government, scientific and industry delegations from around the world, Land Forces will attract a comprehensive array of defence professionals and trade visitors at all levels.


MEGATRANS (Melbourne) @ Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
Sep 18 – Sep 19 all-day

MEGATRANS is Australia’s largest integrated exhibition and conference for the logistics industry.

MEGATRANS will return to Melbourne in September 2024, connecting people to people and business to business, while showcasing solutions that will help the supply chain adapt to challenges such as global conflict, international market pressures and the rise of automation and digitisation.

MEGATRANS will feature an expansive trade show, showcasing the latest in logistics and warehousing solutions.

Avalon Air Show 2025 @ Avalon Air Port
Mar 25 – Mar 28 all-day

Industry: 25-28 March 2025

General Public: 28-30 March 2025

The major international event comprises of two sides:

AVALON – The Australian International Aerospace & Defence Exposition – a major trade exposition for Australia’s aviation, aerospace and defence industries.  Typically, attracting some 660+ participating exhibitor companies showcasing their products, service and technologies to a national and international audience

AIRSHOW – The International Airshow – a three day, action packed public spectacular with breathtaking public flying displays and an amazing array of static aircraft to view up close.

Together they form one of the most exciting attractions on the Australia tourism calendar.

Foodtech (Queensland) @ Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre
Jun 19 – Jun 20 all-day

Sharing opportunities, pushing boundaries and feeding innovation – FoodTech Qld is all about growing our agricultural and food manufacturing communities.